Peter Jasko

© Peggy Jarrel Kaplan

Peter Jasko was born in 1982 in Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia. He took his first dance classes at the folk dance company Dumbier Slovakia, where he stood 11 years.

From 1996 to 2001, Peter studied and graduated at the Conservatory J.L.Bella of dance, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. He continued his highier education at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Bratislava before entering at the international school of dance P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels (2002), under the direction of Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker.

His professional experience ranges from dancing with different international artists and companies such as Zuzana Hajkova ,Opera Banska Bystrica, ASpO, Company Roberto Olivan, OXOXOX - Juri Konjar, G. Barberio Corsetti & Fattou Traore, Company Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (MYTH creation 2007), as well as performances and collaboration with other international artists.

Since 8 years, Peter is collaborating with David Zambrano as a performer, and also as an assistant for his classes and workshops such as Rabbit project, 3 flies went out at noon, 12 flies went out at noon, Soul project, Morning Dogs Dancing Day Piggy Night (assisting) Brazil, MA - ZA - DA - MA - Brazil.

In 2001 and 2005, Peter participated in a Dance Web Scholarship Program organized by IMPULSTANZ dance festival.

His teaching experiences started in 2002 and at the moment he is teaching in many dance studios, dance and circus schools and companies in Belgium, Slovakia, Holland, Norway, Spain, Slovenia,Switzerland, Austria, New York, He collaborates regularly with Terpsichore, centrum voor Dans en Beweging (Belgium), Costa Rica.

He created several pieces: Nurofen-1999-SR, Sextet-2000-SR; and for circus school FLICK "4 seasons" 2006 –IT- R.Magro, ESAC-2009-BE-R.Magro.

Peter Jasko is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created their first piece “Opening Night” in 2006 and premiered it in October 2007.

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